17 Tumblr style tips that prove one earring is better than a pair

Fact: It used to be embarrassing to leave the other side of your gold hoops or little silver studs at home.

Now, it couldn’t be cooler. Good news for those of us who sleep through alarm clocks and only have five minutes to get ready in the morning.

From street style shots to fashion editorial inspired Tumblr accounts, the statement earring is the main focus in all the images, while on the A/W16 catwalk, it was all about the rise of architectural earrings.

One designer who realised that we are ditching the other side to our pair of earrings, and getting creative with how we are stacking jewels, is Dinny Hall.

The British jewellery designer has just launched The Singles Bar, a new season of earrings designed to work individually in true mismatched style, sold in her new London store (prices start at £50).

The designer gets playful with motifs too, including the lotus flower, bamboo, horns and tusks, stars and the quatrefoil- to make sure that your one solo earring makes a huge impact.

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Dinny Hall ‘The Singles Bar’ Illustration

Inspired by this new The Singles Bar, we scoured our favourite Tumblr accounts to find innovative style ideas for your solo earring. Check them out below:


Your subtle entry into the trend

1. A subtle way to embrace the trend

Classic rocker style

2. Classic rocker style


Bling for the win

3.Bling for the win


Make your ear the centre piece

4.Make your ear the centre piece


Tie your hair back to give your earring all the attention

5. Tie your hair back to give your earring all the attention


Jagged Edge

6. Jagged Edge


Girl with the pearl earring

7. Girl with the pearl earring


Not your mother's pearl earrings

8. Not your mother’s pearl earrings


Play with proportion

9. Play with proportion


Go big or go home

10. Go big or go home


When earrings become body jewellery

11. When earrings become body jewellery

12. not your average gold hoops

Rock with attitude

13. Rock with attitude


The IDGAF earring style

14. The IDGAF earring style


Fierce styling sorted

15. Fierce styling sorted


Subtle but stylish

16. Subtle but stylish


Architectural Earrings

17. Architectural Earrings


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